Children in the Côte d'Ivoire are given face masks on their first day back at school after lockdown ©  ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images
Children in the Côte d'Ivoire are given face masks on their first day back at school after lockdown © ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images

Covid-19 'creates opportunities for African suppliers'

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
28 May 2020

The urgency caused by the coronavirus pandemic must be used to accelerate regional integration across Africa, according to a report.

The Africa Regional Integration Report said integration in terms of production was the continent’s “weakest point” but implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) could open up “untapped potential”.

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